We support students and alumni interested in applying to law school and exploring legal careers. Learn about resources available to help you understand your options, navigate the application process, prepare your materials and more.
Students considering law school should make a pre-law advising appointment using Handshake. Pre-law adviser Brandon Treviño and other career advisers can help you understand the application process, including how to investigate a career in law and maximize your academic, leadership and professional experiences.
If you're working on your applications, advisers will teach you how to:
- Identify appropriate schools
- Acquire recommendation letters
- Develop personal statements and essays that communicate your background and skills
- Network effectively with law school admission professionals, faculty members and attorneys
Our pre-law guide covers reflection, application timelines, LSAT & GRE, statements and essays, preparation tips and advice for every step of the law school exploration and application process.
Learn about Princeton alumni who applied to law school, including the number of applicants, average GPAs and LSAT scores, common law schools and more.
It is common for recent graduates to take a year or more after graduation to gain full-time work experience before applying to law school.
Career paths in law
Learn about career paths in law and read profiles of alumni working in law.